capital of Tibet

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the sacred city of Lamaism

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Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, has a population exceeding 400,000 and serves as the communications hub for the region.
The Dalai Lama tried to bring about a peaceful solution to the conflict but in March 1959,Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, exploded with the largest demonstration in Tibetan history,calling on China to leave.
In fact, the United States' fascination with Tibet, which culminated in the CIA's abortive arming of Tibetan rebels fighting China's invading forces between 1956 and 1969, began half a century earlier when American diplomats and big-game hunters first arrived in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.
These men are professional explorers and for the most part their ultimate target is Lhasa, forbidden capital of Tibet.
1988 The Chinese army occupies Lhasa, capital of Tibet, after major demonstrations by Tibetans against continued Chinese rule
Lhasa Beer is the only Tibetan beer on the world market and comes straight from its namesake, Lhasa, the capital of Tibet and the land that is the world's highest plateau, referred to as "the roof of the world.
On March 10, 1959, Tibetans living in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, rebelled against Chinese control, and the failed uprising forced Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to flee into exile in India.
They plan to finish the relay in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, on August 8, as the world's attention turns to Beijing for the Olympic Games.
He continued, "In Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, if you are caught with a photo of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, recognised worldwide as an apostle of peace and nonviolence, you face arrest and imprisonment.
The Property is located between the Gangdisi Mountains and Brahmaputra River, in an area of moderate to gentle relief, approximately 240 kilometres southwest of Lhasa, Capital of Tibet.
Tibet has abundant tourism resources, many of which are so unique and appealing to both domestic and foreign visitors," Shao said at a tourism workshop held in Lhasa, capital of Tibet autonomous region.